• Walmart, Target and Best Buy will try to divert dollars from Amazon Prime Day by offering their own deals and fulfilling orders quickly through curbside and in-store pickup.
  • Buy online, pick up in store options have gained popularity during the coronavirus pandemic as a safe, convenient alternative to browsing store aisles.
  • Yet big-box retailers will have to prove they can keep up as deep discounts and holiday shopping drive demand.

a boy standing in front of a car: A Wal-Mart Pickup-Grocery employee helps a customer at a test store in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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A Wal-Mart Pickup-Grocery employee helps a customer at a test store in Bentonville, Arkansas.

As big-box retailers throw their own sales events during Amazon Prime Day, expect to see them tout an asset that the e-commerce giant doesn’t have: numerous stores across the country where customers can quickly retrieve their online purchases.


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Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday and lasts through Wednesday. Target will have “Deal Days” and Best Buy will

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Brandon Porcasi Puts His Business Skills in Fruitful Test With the Opening of Curbside Mexican Grill

Brandon Porcasi, an alma mater of Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, recounts some of the inspiring goals towards the startup of Curbside Mexican Grill.

Rockville Center, NY – In a recent update on their website, Curbside Mexican Grill, a topnotch Rockville Center Mexican food restaurant, issued an update concerning their top owner Brandon Porchasi. Even though the restaurant enjoys management from the two brothers who are business partners as well, Brandon Porchasi had the chance to share his personal experience. 

Speaking on the phone with his alma mater, Brandon shared his classwork experience with opening a real business. One of the top rules of entrepreneurship is, everything that an entrepreneur does is for the benefit of the business. By this, he recounts how this principle guides and gears him towards the success of the company. 

He said that when he gets a rare day of the business from their

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Dive Brief:

  • Google has updated its Shopping results on Google Search to help consumers find local businesses, and check for services like curbside and in-store pickup, the platform announced on Wednesday

  • Users can access the “Nearby” filter under the Shopping tab on Google or add the words “near me” to a search to find local stores. Shoppers can check if items they’re seeking match those available in nearby stores, as well as access information on how far away each store is and the store’s business hours within Google Maps, per a company blog post. 

  • Shoppers can also see which stores offer curbside or in-store pickup, click to call the store and access a direct link to directions to the store.

Dive Insight:

Google’s decision to modify its shopping tools stems in part from search patterns the platform witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The tech giant saw Google searches for

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